Grants & RFPs

Located in NY’s Hudson Valley, with capabilities for working remotely, Spye Hill is focused on every minute detail of your RFP or grant application from brainstorming and development to submission and administration.

Yes, as unbelievable as it may be, we actually enjoy grant writing and all the tedious little details that go along with it. It’s true. Go ahead and ask.

Recent Grant and RFP work

The following projects were developed for the
Adirondack North Country Sports Council, Lake Placid, NY:

• URI – ESD 2019: FISU World Games Yr. 2-3 – $5,000,000
Grant Development & Administration

• URI – ESD 2018: FISU World Games Yr. 1 – $1,400,000
Grant Development & Administration

The following clients are/were served under contract with
Choice Words, PR, New Paltz, NY:

• The Bardavon / UPAC (private foundations)
• SUNY New Paltz Foundation (private foundations)
• Hudson Valley Cancer Resource Center (private foundations)
• Caramoor (CFA)
• Kaatsbaan (CFA)
• Lafayette Theatre (CFA)
• Revel 32 (CFA)

The following projects were developed for the
Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism, Lake Placid, NY:

• CFA – ESD Market NY 2017-18: International Children’s Games
Special Event – $250,000
Grant Developer & Administrator

• CFA – ESD Market NY 2018-19: Empire State Winter Games
Special Event – $65,000
Grant Developer & Administrator

• Adirondack Rail Trail 2018-19
SWOT Analysis & Content Development
DEC Special Project Support

• Essex County Fairgrounds Task Force 2018-19
Content Development, Final Presentation
Special Project Support

• Saranac Lake Curling Task Force 2019
Content Development
Special Project Support

• Jay, NY Task Force 2019
Content Development
Special Project Support

• ESD Tourism Matching Funds 2017-18, 2016-17, 2015-16: Essex, Franklin, Hamilton counties
Grant Administrator & Project Director

• ESD Feasibility Project 2017: Urban & Community Development – Global Sports Analysis & Venue Economic Sustainability – $32,000
Grant Developer & Administrator

• International Children’s Games: RFP for 2019 Host City
Lake Placid selected as host site

• 2023 World University Games: Bid support
Lake Placid selected as host site

• CFA – ESD Market NY 2016-17: Ironman 70.3 – Special Event – $50,000
Grant Developer & Administrator

• IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships: RFP for 2017 Host City
May 2015: Lake Placid top 3 finalist
Feb. 2016: Awarded 5-year host site contract

• CFA – ESD Market NY 2015-16: Empire State Winter Games – $275,000
Grant Administrator

• 2017 Snowshoe World Championships – RFP for Event Host Site
Feb. 2016: Saranac Lake RFP selected as winner

• NCREDC Priority Project / CFA Grant / Upstate Revitalization Initiative
October 2015: Lake Placid application selected as Priority Project

• USA Luge: RFP Luge Headquarters
Lake Placid announced as headquarters

• DEC Smart Growth Grant: $75,000 (match grant)

The following projects were developed for the
North Country Behavioral Healthcare Network, Saranac Lake, NY:

Lead Staff for two HUD CoC programs covering 5 Northern NY Counties:
Franklin, Essex, Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence counties

• HUD 2013-14 CoC: Continuum of Care Program NY-522 – $1,242,616
Grant Development & Extensive Research

• HUD 2013-14 CoC: Continuum of Care Program NY-520 – $51,601
Grant Development & Extensive Research

The following projects were developed for the
Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Lake Placid, NY:

Grant Assistant with successful proposals to:
NYSCA, ACT, LPEF, Stewart’s, Uihlein Foundation, PennPAT, MAAF, DCA, CAP, and private funders.

• Benefit and Event Planning, Organization & Execution
Notable events:
– Annual Joy to the Children benefit raising ~$100,000/year
– Annual themed summer benefit raising ~$50,000/year.